Certificates of Insurance - Importance of Due Diligence

Risk management is one of the first jobs we should start working on to insure our business stays within the law and out of trouble.  In the freight industry the most important aspect of risk management are the certificates of insurance.  Whether you are looking for a load to carry, or looking for someone to carry your load, this type of insurance is of paramount importance!   Some brokers and […]

 

Reduce Liability Through Better Risk Management Practices

Is your carrier validation process reasonable and up to date?  Do you use a Risk Management solution to reduce liability? If not, maybe you should consider making some changes.  Your risk management practices need to be strong enough to protect you from lawsuits, losing customers, and other time consuming issues.  When damaged, lost or stolen freight occurs, freight brokers can easily be held responsible by a court of law for […]

 

A Risk Management System Can Help You Strengthen Your Relationship With Your Carriers

With over 70% of the cargo in the US being delivered by trucks, brokers and carriers will be around a long time.  It is important for brokers to strengthen carrier relations and build a long lasting relationship with those they work with.  A balanced relationship between the two will bring about big changes in both businesses.  Of course it is important to get the best freight rates possible, but it’s […]